We seek an experienced, highly-creative professional with strong leadership and strategic thinking skills for our Community Planner position. The Community Planner will help LIAA provide the best land-use planning and community development services available in Michigan. The person in this position will help cities, townships, villages, counties and regions across the state work together in developing more sustainable, healthy communities that preserve Michigan's cultural and natural resources while building greater community resilience.

We provide a competitive salary (negotiable depending on experience and education), good benefits, great colleagues, a comfortable work environment, and meaningful causes worth working for, all in one of the most beautiful locations on Earth.

The ideal candidate is a creative and engaging person with truly excellent facilitation skills and a willingness to travel as needed. We prefer a person with some experience and an advanced degree in urban planning or a related field. Experience and expertise in areas such as ecosystem and natural sciences, landscape architecture, and/or community development and design are also desirable.

Download a more detailed position description here.

How to Apply

Please send an email to search_committee@liaa.org, attaching a well-written cover letter, a resume, and three professional references as soon as possible. We will take applications immediately and continue to search until the position is filled. All documents should be provided in PDF format.